- a town in central California; 19th-century gold-mining center.
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Examples from the Web for placerville
As soon as we left Placerville we came into beautiful country.Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway
Effie Price Gladding
From San Andreas my objective point was Placerville, distant about forty-five miles.
In Placerville as in Angel's Camp, the evening promenade seems the most important event of the day.
On my arrival in Placerville I found the whole town in commotion.
From Placerville, by stage to Sacramento, the journey is devoid of interest.